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Growing Phone Scams: 5 Tips To Avoid

According to a report by First Orion, phone scam calls jumped by over 25% in the year 2018 alone. The menace of phone scams is growing at a rapid pace. In many cases, people fall for such scams because they are not aware of them. Ignorance of these scams can make you susceptible to them.

1. Be Aware Of Common Phone Scams

IRS phone scam:

Gift card phone scam:

Warranty phone scams:

2. Conduct Due Diligence To Detect Phone Scammers

Reverse phone lookup:

Use voicemail:

Ask them to email you:

3. Outsmarting Scammers

4. Take Proactive Steps

5. Be Careful With Your Phone Numbers



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